Answering The Top 6 Microlearning FAQs
APRIL 20, 2017
Before you begin, read these 6 microlearning FAQs to brush up on the microlearning basics. I’ll also explore the benefits, examples, and limitations of this memory-boosting ID strategy. Here are the top microlearning FAQs that every eLearning pro should know: 1.
PowerPoint Converter: FAQs and Tutorial
JULY 25, 2014
Stay tuned in the coming weeks for additional information on how to import your presentation. For example, MP4/H.264 encoded video works in Chrome, IE, and Safari, and Firefox on Windows, but it does NOT work on Firefox on Mac. Our newest element is a game changer.
Informal Learning – the other 80%
APRIL 16, 2013
The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.
Utilizing Social Learning for Workplace Learning: What Can Learners and Managers Do?
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
It is an informal platform, which is a huge plus for most learners as they find it easier to speak out and share in an online forum than in an actual classroom. Managers need to inform the learners why they created the community or group. Social media is here to stay.
#TK11 Keynote: Google’s Karen Wickre and Ann Farmer
FEBRUARY 3, 2011
Twitter = “an information utility” – mostly use them as a heads up on what’s going on – raising information to a level/surfacing it. Example – organize FAQs for the performance management guide Problem: sorting through long lists of FAQs. Solution: tag each FAQ – link to job roles. These are my live blogged notes from Thursday’s keynote at ASTD TK11 with Karen Wickre (Global Communications Team) and Ann Farmer from Google.
6 benefits of social & collaborative learning
OCTOBER 20, 2015
Learning is an experience, everything else is just information” Albert Einstein. reveals that informal learning is not only accepted but also recognized as a huge opportunity by enterprises.
Make Your Software Training Handy with These 10 Job-aids
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
For example, employees can be given a worksheet listing the steps to place an order or generate an invoice in an ERP system. Want to keep job critical information at the fingertips of your employees? For example, WTD is a mnemonic used for Watch-Try-Do simulations in software training.
Training in the Reality of Work
APRIL 19, 2016
This approach gets training closer in space and time to work, but the videos only share concepts and examples. Learning doesn’t take root until someone actually uses that information as part of the job. Learning your job where you have to do you job.
Error message “No companies found in the current user account” in Adobe Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer
MARCH 9, 2017
The sample files InternalServerReporting.php and internalserverread.php are available inside the Templates/Publish folder in the Captivate installation directory. For more information, refer the following links: [link]. Possible causes: Webroot defined incorrectly in web server.
How to pair social learning with your LMS for a more engaged workforce
JUNE 23, 2016
Learning by example. Basically, Bandura’s theory is that human beings can learn by example. You’ve probably seen the forgetting curve infographic that states most people only recall 10% of information learned within just 72 hours in typical training environments. Remember, social learning is not learning in groups but rather learning through the example of others. Here are a few ways to build a culture of constant learning at your organization: FAQs and Forums.
Choosing the Right Interactivities for Your Online Course
MARCH 26, 2017
It is advisable to use this interactivity when information need not be accessed in sequence. In this online learning interactivity, when the learner clicks a “spot-like image”, relevant information is revealed. On rolling the mouse over each component, relevant information is displayed.
Top Social Learning LMS Features
JANUARY 27, 2016
To achieve a representative sample of global demand, we limited each LMS vendor to a single survey response. For example, when finalizing this post I became aware of the new SAP Jam collaboration learning platform.
Support Seasonal Hires with M-Learning this Festive Season
DECEMBER 29, 2016
Developing m-learning in the form of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) will work well. For example, a wide range of products will be on display at malls, and seasonal sales staff may not know all the details about each of them.
Using Blended Learning to Address the Five Moments of Need
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
For example, a cloud based IT services provider imparting training about its products to new hires. Mobiles can also aid in the expansion of the knowledge by providing employees with small nuggets of information.
Flash to HTML5: Do it like a Pro with Articulate Storyline
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
The second category has fully functional interactivities such as click on tabs, numbers, sticky notes, folders, drag-and-drop, FAQs, and more. Have a look at these samples games developed in Articulate Storyline.
How To Build a Serious Game: Part 1
JANUARY 5, 2015
Instruction Design principles, for example like the ADDIE model (analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation) provide valuable inputs to a serious game. By creating an immersive learning environment, learners can explore and make decisions based on the available information.
Managers: How To Know When You Need to Add Training
JANUARY 27, 2011
It’s amazing what a simple FAQ job aid can do to help employees provide better customer service. For some real-world examples and applied activities around change management try reading “ Switch by Chip and Dan Heath.
eLearning is not the answer
FEBRUARY 20, 2009
You have to support electronic offerings with mentors, guides, help desks, FAQs, reinforcement, and organizational support. For example regulations specify push learning for compliance training. Business learning ROI Informal Learning Web 2.0eLearning is not a big cost-cutter.
Informal learning from the horse’s mouth
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
FEBRUARY 3, 2010
Every morning, my email is littered with very basic questions about informal learning. I’ve been ranting about informal and computer-supported learning in organizations for twelve years now. 20 minutes later) I just set up the Jaycross FAQ.
Avoid Learner Overload: Five Rules for eLearning Course Design
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
Imagine sitting down at a computer to complete an eLearning course and instantly becoming confused, overwhelmed, and frustrated with the amount of information that is being dumped on you at once. Supplemental information is often considered "nice to have" but isn''t essential.
Examples of eLearning 2.0
SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
internal processes on wiki starting to use wikis internally Moving faculty bookmarks to Delicious use wiki for learners to craft definition of 'seamless service' after searching orgs that proclaim to provide seamless service We hope to build wikis that our students can use to share information. During my presentation last Thursday that was an introduction to eLearning 2.0 as part of an online event for the eLearningGuild, I mentioned a few common ways that I've seen eLearning 2.0
Have You Thought of Video-based Training for Your Customers?
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Phoenix Contact is an Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation company and uses their YouTube channel to share product information through engaging videos. Here is an example of one of their videos. 3 Examples of Video Based Training 5 Tips to Enhance eLearning Courses.
Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360
B Online Learning
APRIL 12, 2017
If the learner is able to apply their knowledge through interactions, it will assist them in processing the information in more depth, and they will have a higher likelihood of recalling the information and transferring it to a real-world setting.
Tips To Convert Your PPT into an Effective Online Learning Course
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
For example, to describe the activities of each of the 5 roles in a process, show an illustration that represents those 5 roles. Here are some examples of interactivities that can be used: Hotspots & rollovers. FAQs.
Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset
APRIL 29, 2015
It can save millions, reduce frustration, and boost the velocity of information in your organization. Curating these items — selecting, organizing, evaluating, and sharing them widely — multiplies an organization’s return on information many times over.
7 Tips To Create A Self-Paced eLearning Course
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
There are so many distractions to contend with, and so much information flowing in at a constant rate. For example, they’re able to contact them via email and can expect a reply within 24 hours. For example, include a step-by-step walkthrough for turning in online assignments.
5 Amazing Features That Make UpsideLMS 5.0 So Desirable
JANUARY 31, 2012
Well defined menus reduce the information-searching time, while the logically defined structure ensures a smooth flow. A key example is the new design of the Events Calendar where the users can view the calendar and events without leaving the page.
How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy
DECEMBER 6, 2016
By completing a sample strategy template as outlined above (even for a fictional badge or a badge awarded by another organisation), you will have the information required to make an informed decision on your LMS/LCMS badging requirements and policies.
The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
For more information why not download our eBook on the subject. An example of this is the reduction of support tickets by providing training to your customers on your product via your LMS. eLearning can be a needlessly complicated subject.
Discover the Best Way to Incorportate Livestreaming into Your Training
FEBRUARY 5, 2017
Take livestreaming, for example. Hearing the information from someone who is really passionate about the material can help create an emotional connection between learner, instructor, and content.
Working Smarter in Social Business
MARCH 2, 2012
Social L&D optimizes learning by making it easy for workers, novices and old hands alike, to find the information they need from FAQs and knowledge bases or from coaches, experts and peers. My next post will describe examples of learning in a social business environment.
Choosing Your LMS: The SAQs And Their Answers
APRIL 6, 2017
First of all, you won’t find most of those questions in the FAQ sections of various Talent Development Systems and eLearning software websites. Choosing the right Talent Development platform can be difficult.
LMS State of Affairs
AUGUST 1, 2014
Built-in authoring tool – If you are expecting something like Storyline, forget it – not there yet; unless vendor has a partnership with an authoring tool vendor – example: Claro. App store and/or integrations across the board – example MailChimp. Training communities – not actually part of the system, but provides a wealth of information including how to videos for administrators. 620 and counting. . Learning Systems. Learning Platforms.
Microlearning under the Microscope: How to Incorporate Microlearning into Online Training
JULY 23, 2014
Blog posts and articles: Encourage learners to create articles that teach how to do something, answer FAQs, or tell stories about lessons learned. YouTube, TED, and Khan Academy are often touted as successful examples of microlearning.